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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

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Monthly Archives: October 2011

pretty little pouch swap

In what will be my last flickr swap ever (please direct me back to this statement if I should ever lose my mind and decide to sign up for one again), I made this little pretty: It’s the Curvy Clutch pattern from Keyka Lou (next time I will use less stiff interfacing, fewer layers of […]

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a kitchen-y gift

It’s been a while, but I can say that I’ve been sewing up a storm!  Since my last post I’ve completed two quilts, 5 (!!) Jedi costumes, and a bunch of little swap-y/bee/gift items. This one is an oldie but a goodie–it went out as a thank you to my friend Lisa (who sells the […]

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Ellie and I were watching a little home video snippet on the ipad this morning and when it ended she said “Again!”  Not “more” but the correct “again.”  She’s such a little smarty pants!!!!!!

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Ellie woke up this morning calling Will “Buggy” which I quickly realized was ‘Buddy’ (which I call him all the time). Sadly “Buggy” is rapidly transforming into the correct “Buddy” as the day wears on, but Buggy is the cutest nickname for a big brother ever!

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